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acuity
sharpness, particularly of the mind or senses

keenness, acuteness
dullness
delineate
to portray or sketch, or describe in accurate and vivid detail, to represent pictorially

depict, picture, render
depraved
marked by evil and corruption, deviod of moral principles

vicious, corrupt, perverted
moral, virtuous, uncorrupted
enervate
to weaken or lessen the mental, moral, or physical vigor of

impair, cripple, paralyze
invigorate, strengthen
esoteric
intended for or understood by only a select few, private, secret

occult, cryptic, arcane, recondite
accessible, comprehensible, intelligible
fecund
intellectually productive

fertile, proflic, teeming
infertile, barren, unproductive
fiat
a command or act of will or consciousness

edict, dictum, ukase
figment
a fabrication of the mind, an arbitrary notion

creation, invention, fancy
garner
to acquire as the result of effort, to gather and store away, as for future use

collect, accumulate, accure
scatter, squander, waste, dissipate
hallow
rever, to set apart as holy

venerate, bless
desecrate, defile, profane
idiosyncrasy
a peculiarity that serves to distinguish or identify

eccentricity
ignominy
shame and disgrace

dishonor, humiliation
honor, glory
mundane
earthly, wordly, concerned with what is ordinary

humdrum, routine
heavenly, unwordly, spritual
nuance
a subtle or slight variation

shade, nicety, refinement
overweening
concieted, presumptuous

arrogant, unbridled
restrained, understated
penchant
a strong attraction or inclination

proclivity, propensity, predilection
disinclination, averson
reputed
according to reputation or belief

putative, reputable, supposed
proven, corroborated, authenticated
sophistry
reasoning that sounds plausible but is actually unsound; a fallacy

specious reasoning
sumptuous
costly, rich, magnificent

lavish, munificent, splendid, opulent
skimpy, meager, stingy, niggardly, spartan
ubiquitous
present or existing everywhere

omnipresent, pervasive, universal
restricted, scarce, limited, rare